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College roundup: Syracuse defeats Providence, 72-66

C.J. Fair scored 23 points with 11 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams scored 17 with six assists on Wednesday night as No. 7 Syracuse rallied from a 9-point, first-half deficit to beat Providence, 72-66, at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence.

Rakeem Christmas scored 15 with eight rebounds for the Orange (15-1, 3-0 Big East), who won their fifth consecutive game since a Dec. 22 loss to Temple at Madison Square Garden that is their only defeat of the season.

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